Middle Tibet Cultural Group Tour

Day 1 Arrival in Lhasa

Meet you at the train station or airport and transfer you to your hotel in Lhasa City. Upon arrival, rest and try to adapt to the high altitude. It is not advised to take bath on your first day arrival in Lhasa.

At this evening or tomorrow evening, we'll hold a welcome dinner for you to meet other group members. You may make new friends after travelling together for a few days in TIbet. Overnight in Lhasa.

Day 2 Lhasa Sightseeing

Explore one of the two sights in the morning: Drepung Monastery, the largest monastery of Gelugpa Sect of Tibet Buddhism; or Drak Yerpa, a holy place with many meditation caves in the quiet Yerpa valley.

And in the afternoon, visit Sera Monastery where you can see the interesting debate among monks on the Buddhist doctrines, whichs is considered a learning process of Tibetan Buddhism. Overnight in Lhasa [B].

Day 3 Lhasa Sightseeing

Visit the “must-see” sights in Lhassa incl. Potala Palace, the symbol of Tibetan people’s wisdom and power; Jokhang Temple, the ultimate religious destination for Tibetan pilgrims; and the Barkhor Street, a business street and also a pilgrimage circuit in Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa [B].

Day 4 Lhasa- Gyantse - Shigatse

After breakfast, we’ll drive out of Lhasa to Gyantse, a historically important town in Tibet. On the way, we’ll visit Yamdrok Yumtso Lake, one of the “Great Three Lakes” in Tibet surrounded by many snow-capped mountains. When arrival in Gyantse, we’ll visit the Pelkhor Monastery which is famous for its Kumbum of 108 chapels. Before end today’s tour, we’ll drive another 2hrs to Shigatse, the south-central city in Tibet. Overnight in Shigatse [B].

Day 5 Shigatse - Lhasa

Visit Tashilumpo Monastery in Shigatse, the traditional seat of Panchen Lama and then we’ll drive back to Lhasa. Overnight in Lhasa [B].

Day 6 Departure

Today we’ll transfer you to the airport or railway station. Your wonderful Central Tibet our ends. [B]

Price 2016 

(USD per person)

Accommodation

Standard

Jan-Apr

Nov-Dec

May, Jun,

Oct 11-31

Jul, Sept,

Oct 01-10

Aug
Group Rate 3-star 655 695 819 899
4-star 759 815 959 1029

Single Supplement for 

single occupancy

3-star 80 98 126 146
4-star 110 140 186 196


The price includes:

  • All accommodation at a local 3-star / 4-star hotel in Lhasa and Shigatse (twin-sharing basis at hotels)
  • Meals: the welcome dinner and breakfasts as noted in the itinerary
  • Vehicle: appropriate vehicle according to group size and travel season
  • Lhasa railway pick-up and drop-off service
  • Lhasa airport pick-up service at 12:30PM or 15:30PM and drop-off service from hotel at 09:00 or at noon 12:00PM
  • Guide: experienced Tibetan English-speaking tour guide
  • Admission: entrance tickets of the sights as noted in the itinerary
  • All necessary Tibet travel permits
  • Oxygen in vehicle for emergency use

The price does not include:

  • Other Meals
  • Individual airport pick-up / drop-off service
  • Tips to the tour guide and driver
  • Other expenses not noted in the above including list

Schedule for 2016

Month

Join-in Dates (the arrival date in Lhasa)
January 01 07 12 14 21 28



February 14 18 22 25





April 04 07 11 14 18 21 25 28

May 01 05 09 12 16 19 23 26 30
June 02 06 09 13 16 20 23 27 30
July 04 07 11 14 18 21 25 28

August 01 04 08 11 15 18 22 25 29
September 01 05 08 12 15 19 22 26 29
October 01 03 06 10 13 17 20 24 27 31
November 03 07 10 17 24




December 01 08 15 22 29





Note: New dates will be added to the schedule from time to time. Please check with us for the updated group join-in dates!

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